Fall 2021:

October 18

Dr. Sam Gunningham (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Electric-magnetic Duality in Topology, Geometry, and Number Theory."

October 11

Dr. Ryan Grady (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Euler Characteristic, Curves, and K-Theory."

October 4

Dr. David Ayala (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "The 1-Dimensional Tangle Hypothesis."

September 28

Dr. Sucharit Sarkar (Mathematics, ULCA):  Title of Talk is "Link Floer Spectrum via Grid Diagrams."

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September 20

Dr. Aaron Mazel-Gee (Sherman Fairchild Instructor in Mathematics, Caltech):  Title of Talk is "Reflection in Algebra and Topology."

September 13

Dr. Mariana Smit Vega Garcia (Dept. of Mathematics, Western Washington Univ.):  Title of Talk is "Almost Minimizers for Obstacle Problems."

August 30

Dr. Karen Uhlenbeck (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton NJ):  Title of Talk is "Transverse Measures and Best Lipschitz and Least Gradient Maps."

 

Spring 2021:

April 19

Dr. Yumeng Ou (Dept. of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania):  Title of Talk is "On the Falconer distance problem and related questions."

April 14

Eric Berry (Department of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Ph.D. Thesis Defense, "Additivity of Factorization Algebras."

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April 12

Anna Schenfisch (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Posets of Topolgoical Descriptors"

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April 5

Dr. Renato Ghini Bettiol (Dept. of Mathematics, Lehman College of CUNY):  Title of Talk is "Bifurcating Minimal Spheres in Ellipsoids."

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March 29

Dr. Brittany Terese Fasy (School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences/MSU): Title of Talk is "Directional Topological Descriptors for Shape Representation."

March 23

Garrett Oren (Mathematical Sciences/MSU):  Master's Thesis Defense, "Universal Property of Centers and Centralizers."

March 22

Dr. Blair Davey (Mathematical Sciences/MSU):  Title of Talk is "How to Obtain Parabolic Theorems from their Elliptic Counterparts."

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March 15

Dr. Sam Gunningham (Mathematical Sciences/MSU & University of Edinburgh):  Title of Talk is "Finiteness for Skein Modules."

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March 8

Dr. David Ayala (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Montana State University):  Title of Talk is "A Proof of the 1-Dimensional Cobordism Hypothesis, using Hochschild Homology."

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March 1

Dr. Jarek Kwapisz (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Montana State University):  Title of Talk is "The Puzzle of Integrable Circle Maps."

February 22

Dr. Joshua Zahl (Dept. of Mathematics, University of British Columbia):  Title of Talk is "Dimension-expanding polynomials and the discretized Elekes-Ronyai theorem."

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February 8

Yajit Jain (Dept. of Mathematics/Northwestern University:  Title of Talk is"Fiberwise Poincare-Hopf Theory and Exotic Smoothings of Manifold Bundles."

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February 1

Dr. Jarek Kwapisz (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Markov Partitions:  from Decimal Expansions to Nilmanifolds."

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January 25

Dr. Albin Grataloup (University of Montpellier, FR):  Title of Talk is "The Shifted Symplectic Geometry of Derived Intersections"

January 11

Dr. Jenny Wilson (Dept. of Mathematics, University of Michigan):  Title of Talk is "Representation Stability."

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Fall 2020:

November 23

Chris McKay (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Oral Exam is "Beyond the Classification of Critically Fixed Anti-Rational Maps"

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November 16

Eric Berry (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "The Cohomology of Real Grassmannians via Schubert Stratifications."

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November 9

Dr. Brian Williams (Postdoc-Zelevinsky Research Instructor, Northeastern University):  Title of Talk is "The Presymplectic BV Formalism and the M5 Brane."

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October 19

Dr. Richard Hind (Department of Mathematics, University of Notre Dame):  Title of Talk is "Quantitative Symplectic Geometry"

October 12

Dr. Kathryn Hess (Mathematics, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne):  Title of Talk is "From Trees to Barcodes and Back Again"

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October 5

Dr. Ryan Grady (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Symplectic Geometry:  1700s--Today"

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September 28

Dr. Jarek Kwapisz (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Rational Mpas, Teichm\"{u}ller Space, and Elastic Graphs after Bill and Dylan Thurston"

September 21

Dr. Blair Davey (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "A Quantification of the Besicovitch Projection Theorem and Its Generalizations (Part 2)

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September 14

Dr. Blair Davey (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "A Quantification of the Besicovitch Projection Theorem and Its Generalizations (Part 1)

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August 31

Dr. David Ayala (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Stratifications:  Topological, Adelic, and Equivariant"

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August 24

Dr. Lukas Geyer (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Classification of Critically Fixed Anti-Rational Maps

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Summer 2020:

June 30

Eric Fink (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU), PhD Dissertation Presentation: "Markov Partitions and Sofic Codings for Anosov Diffeomorphisms of Nilmanifolds"

Spring 2020:

March 9

Dr. Anna Cepek (Institute of Basic Science: Center for Geometry & Physics, Pohang, South Korea):  Title of Talk is "The Ran space and embedding calculus in application to knot theory"

February 24

Dr. Jarek Kwapisz (Mathematical Sciences Dept, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Quantum Adiabatic Theorem."

February 10

Dr. Ryan Grady (Mathematical Sciences Dept, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Representation Theory via TFT and Equivalent Hamiltonian Systems"

Fall 2019:

November 25

Dr. Anton Vorontsov (Physics Department, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Crystallization of the phase in superconductors

October 28

Eric Berry (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Additivity for factorization algebras"

October 24

Elizabeth Gillaspy (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, University of Montana):  Title of Talk is "Wavelets, spectral triples, and Hausdorff measure for directed graphs"

October 14

Ryan Grady (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Analytic Aspects of Effective BV Quantization"

October 7

David Ayala (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Instances of the Cobordism Hypothesis"

September 30

Megan Wawro (Mathematics Department, Virginia Tech):  Title of Talk is "Student Reasoning about Linear Algebra in Quantum Physics"

September 23

Adam Howard (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Bridge Number of Satellite Knots"

September 16

Dr. Lukas Geyer (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Zeros of complex harmonic functions, gravitational lensing, and complex dynamics"

September 9

Dr. Jarek Kwapisz (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Renormalization Operator for Conformal Dimension of Sierpinski Carpet"

Spring 2019:

January 25

Graduate Student, Anna Schenfisch (Mathematical Sciences):  Title of Talk is "An Introduction to Elliptic Curves," and presented in the Geometry and Topology Seminar (Wilson 1-144, 2:10-3:00pm)

January 31

Dr. Paul Wedrich (Mathematics, Australian National University):  Title of Talk is "On Colored Link Homologies"

February 6

Dr. Sam Gunningham (School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, UK): Title of Talk is "D-modules in Representation Theory and Topology"

February 13

Dr. Emily Stark (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel): Title of Talk is "The Geometry of Hyperbolic Groups"

February 20

Dr. Charles Katerba (Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "Searching for Closed Essential Surfaces in Knot Complements with Character Varieties"

February 25

Dr. Mike Siddoway (Mathematical Sciences Dept, Visiting Professor at MSU from Colorado College:  Title of Talk is "Closed Chains with Tetrahedral Links"

April 1

Dr. Tomas Gedeon (Dept of Mathematical Sciences, MSU):  Title of Talk is "A Combinatorial/Algebraic Topological Approach to Nonlinear Dynamics"

April 8

Anna Cepek (PhD Student, Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Dissertation Defense is "Configuration spaces of the circle and Euclidean spaces"

April 10

Dr. Anja Randecker (Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto): Title of Talk is "Understanding (in)finite Translation Surfaces"

April 15

Dr. Lukas Geyer (Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "Notions of hyperbolicity in complex dynamics"

April 25

Dr. Alex Zupan (Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska):  Title of Talk is "A special case of the Smooth 4-dimensional Poincaré Conjecture"

Summer 2019:

July 5

Dan Perry (PhD Student, Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Dissertation Defense is "Homotopy Groups of Contact 3-Manifolds"

 

If you are looking for earlier years of seminars, please contact the Mathematical Sciences Department at math@montana.edu and a list can be generated.